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Nestled deep in the Pisgah National Forest, our beautiful NC Mountain Communities offer private mountain settings and gorgeous long range views. Here residents and visitors alike fall in love with the lush landscapes and thick hardwood forests, and relish the unique mountain lifestyle one can enjoy here. Filled with wonderful locations to enjoy swimming, NC Fly Fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and NC White Water Rafting, our mountainous region is home to several ancient North Carolina Mountain rivers. On this page we have included some helpful activity information on fun water adventures. Discover the hidden mountain paradise that awaits you in the NC Blue Ridge Mountains.

At Blue Ridge Realty we specialize in Western NC Real Estate and NC Mountain Properties near Linville, Linville Falls, Little Switzerland, Lake James, and Marion North Carolina. We are a full service Western NC Real Estate company located in Marion offering not only real estate but also great NC Blue Ridge Cabin Rentals for excellent NC Mountain Vacations.

NC Fly Fishing
Anglers come to the Blue Ridge Mountains from all over to enjoy the numerous hidden NC Fly Fishing spots in and around the area. Here we’ve detailed a few of the more popular NC Fly Fishing spots.

Lake James State Park
Near by many of the Lake James NC Real Estate that we list is Lake James State Park. Here you can fish for channel catfish, white bass, Muskellunge, Sunfish, Perch, and large mouth and small mouth bass. The pristine shoreline of Lake James is particularly stunning, creating some picturesque scenes.

Little Buck Creek
Located in a protected game land, Little Buck Creek offers great NC Fly Fishing opportunities with 4 miles of very tight waters, as the creek becomes very narrow in this portion.

Mackey Creek
Mackey Creek is a small creek, located in the Pisgah National Forest in a secluded, protected game land. Offering great NC Trout Fishing and fly fishing opportunities, Mackey Creek is a great place to enjoy North Carolina Fly Fishing.

Mill Creek
Mill Creek is a popular NC Fly Fishing spot and is fished heavily due as it is high accessibility and location just off US 70. This spot has an upper and lower section which combines to offer more than 8 miles of great NC Fly Fishing.

North Fork Catawba River
Located at State Road 1569, near the North Cove School, this well stocked and easily found NC Fly Fishing stream is near the headwaters and offers over 11 miles of great fishing.

NC White Water Rafting
The majestic NC Blue Ridge Mountains tower above the surrounding landscapes and offer phenomenal long range views. These gorgeous mountains were created by ancient rivers, many of which still flow in the area. These great NC White Water Rafting rivers carved out this area and their rumbling waters provide plenty of thrills. Here are some of the better NC White Water Rafting rivers nearby to our NC Blue Ridge Cabin Rentals. Spend the day rafting, canoeing, or try kayaking for a fun adventure!

Nantahala River Whitewater Rafting
The Nantahala River is the perfect white water rafting river in NC for beginners and those new to white water rafting. With Class II and Class III rapids, the Nantahala has controlled river waters which ensure that the rapids are never too high or dangerous.

French Broad Whitewater Rafting
The upper French Broad is a great spot for lazy float trips as it takes rafters through some great sights including sprawling farmlands and wooded areas. Near Asheville, the river becomes a bit more powerful and should only be rafted by seasoned paddlers.

Green River
The Green River’s famous “Narrows” are a world renowned section of this whitewater river offering 11 major Class IV and V rapids. Several downriver, whitewater races take place on the Green River each year and paddlers from all over the Southeast come to the Green River to enjoy its phenomenal paddling. Beginners and those looking to canoe will enjoy the portion of the Green River near Green River Cove as it offers over 8 miles of mild, calm waters.

The Davidson River
The Davidson River is commonly used for tubing as it’s calm waters wind through the scenic Pisgah National Forest. At times of high rains the water level rises creating some great spots to kayak, however most of the time the waters are shallow.

The Nolichucky River
The Nolichucky River is one of North Carolina and Tennessee’s most famous White Water Rafting rivers and offers over 25 Class II-IV rapids. Taking rafters through the remote Unaka Mountains located between the two states, many commercial rafting companies raft the Nolichucky as it offers rafters a unique paddling experience. Only intermediate and expert paddlers should try the Nolichucky River.

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